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Not understanding /var/www permissions [duplicate]

I know similar questions have been asked, but I couldn't find a solution because I'm not looking for a command to give new rights to the directory, I would like to understand it. I'm very new to ...
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Running Apache as FTP users

I have an Ubuntu server. Apache, MySQL and VsFTPd are running on it and it hosts more than one web sites. Every web site owner has an FTP user to upload files. However, Apache is running as www-data, ...
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Ownership in LAMP [duplicate]

I am relatively new to managing my own server but I am very eager to learn and right now I am able to install my own LAMP stack on an Ubuntu server 12.04 x64. I am using WordPress as for my blog, now ...
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Using FTP to edit a file removes Apache permissions

If I edit a file using FTP with vsftpd on ubuntu 12.04 LTS... It removes the permissions that allow Apache to access the file... Currently If I upload a file with FTP, if it is a .php file it will ...
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AWS FTP to /var/www access denied to write

Ok, so I just got my amazon web services EC2 server up and running with apache. When I ftp into the server using IP and KEY.pem you create when setting up the server. Everything is good, but when I ...
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Ubuntu 12.04 Server - Default directory permissions

I am new to linux and I installed linux for web server purpose with apache2. I have created a new directory /var/www/mysite. My main problem is that each new file I create has read only permissions ...
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How to give a specific user access only to a specific folder and its contents?

I used adduser <name> and created a new user, andrew. Now I want to give him read/write access only to /var/www/sitename.com and its contents. How am I supposed to do this? I tried sudo ...
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How to upload or save on FTP to /www folder on Ubuntu 12.04 localhost? [duplicate]

I just start to use Ubuntu as OS and would like to ask what's the best practice to use apache and save my files on /www saving by programs or FTP. Thanks a million!
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How do I get my files from my Windows machine to my Ubuntu web server for development?

My Win8 machine has Dreamweaver etc. installed. This devices is mainly used for development. Instead of saving the files to a shared, hosted server I wanted to save and test them locally first and ...
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ubuntu 13.10 ftp Connection attempt failed with "ECONNREFUSED - Connection refused by server

i have done a little google searching on this one, but im not really finding a solution that is helping. I have unbuntu 13.10 LAMP (64bit) installed on VM-VirtualBox running on Windows 7x64. After ...
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1answer
393 views

Running multiple services on one dedicated server with static IP

Since some time I am tinkering with a dedicated server running on ubuntu. The basic setup LAMP, SSH is no problem, works great. But when I install multiple applications as a service I get stuck in ...
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/var/www owner for apache2 and ftp access

I've got apache2 running on Ubuntu Server 12.04 LTS on an old laptop. It's on my local network to act as a webserver to help me learn PHP (and linux). The default owner for the /var/www folder (where ...
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Upload to localhost with ssh, locked account

I can access the files on localhost in my FTP programme, but the account is locked, so while I can see them and view localhost in my browser, I can not edit, download or upload any files. I setup ssh ...
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I would like to access my localhost files with an ftp programme

I have installed an apache2 server and installed php and everything else I need to run a website from my laptop, however, when I try to access it with CrossFTP with the following settings I get the ...
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WordPress asks for FTP credentials, even though owner of the whole /var/www is www-data

I'm trying to get WordPress to run on my local Ubuntu 12.10 installation. When I try to install themes/plugins, it asks me for FTP credentials. I've been trying to get this to work for 2 days now. ...
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Creating physical folders and FTP account with bindings in Apache2

Our client wants 2 subdomains creating: mobile.website.co.uk 5thbirthday.website.co.uk I did this on the DNS server pointing them to the IP where the website was hosted. I then SSH into the Linux ...
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Configuring Permissions for FTP and Apache

I have a web server (Apache2) that i access with FileZilla. On my web server i have a dir /home/admin/www that i binded to /var/www. So i can access it with FTP. This works perfect! But everytime ...
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Files downloaded from my Ubuntu server appear to be treated as text, regardless of their type - How to fix?

I am running Ubuntu server 10.04.1 on an x86 box, and all seems ok, however, I have also installed apache2 and proftpd, and configured them as per documentation. I am having problems when I download ...
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Having permission problems with XAMPP

I installed xampp with no problems, and then ran the command to set security. Apparently setting security locks you out of the directories even at the file system level, not just via FTP - when I look ...